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No money to increase benefits says MLC

Wed, 23 Apr 2014


People on benefits are suffering poverty but there’s no money to increase the threshold.

That’s according to MLC for Health and Social Care Dudley Butt who says the current spend is all government can afford.

It comes as it’s claimed nearly 1 million people in Britain rely on handouts for basic necessities like food.

He says people many who claim aren’t looking to make a quick buck at the taxpayers’ expense:

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